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diplomates. including united states ambassador chris stevens in benghazi, libya, in what officials believe was a terrorist attack designed to coincide with the anniversary of september 11th. and joining us dan henninger, mary anastasia o'grady and, with the anti-american protests across the arab world this week, tell us about our standing in that part of the world, and the ferment in arabia? >> well, i think, paul, what's happening here is where essentially we came in when the arab spring began in egy egypt, tunisia and spread to other countries and the feeling at that time that came out the united states couldn't really support any of these movements in the arab spring because quote unquote, we don't know who these people are, which is to say that the united states, and including the state department, just was not that engaged with these countries at that time. now, when you think of how, to what extent egypt or libya since these transitions have been in the news, it's been basically not at all on their own, and still a piece with the obama administration's policy on foreign policy, to lo
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have our july 31 board meeting minutes. motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection those are approved. madam clerk, any communications? >> angela calvillo: i have no communications. >> president chiu: could you call our 3 pm special order. >> angela calvillo: first item of business is policy discussion between mayor and linley and board of supervisors. this week representing the even districts, specifically district 4. the mayor may address the board for up to five minutes. the president will recognize the sproofers who will present her question to the mayor, as long as the entire discussion does not exceed five minutes per supervisor. >> president chiu: mr. mayor, welcome back to the board. >> mayor lee: thank you. good afternoon, supervisors, and to the public, thank you again for inviting me here to present answers to your questions.
island development authority to enter into a modification of the cooperative agreement with united states navy to extend the agreement from october 1, 2012 to september 30, 2013. >> president chiu: i understand the director of treasure island is here to make a presentation but i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor kim, to make some opening comments. >> supervisor chuopening. >> supervisor kim: thank you. given the new concerns regarding tida no longer as a redevelopment agency and the city attorney's memo regarding potential increased liability on the city's general fund, we did bring this item to the board of supervisors without recommendation so that colleagues could take additional time to read through the items and to feel comfortable with supporting these items which we actually have been routinely bringing before the board over the last 15 years, i believe. we did also request hearing just because there has been new news potentially radiologically impacted sites on treasure island. of course there have been concerns amongst residents and we want the board to ha
bernanke taking accountability for it. while the the president of the united states says none of this is my fault. we saw the photo of ben bernanke with the american flag and why don't we put him in the oval office and get the guy who is there out. because the guy with the federal reserve seems to be running the country. >> paul: bernanke seemed pained at the press conference seemed to say, the economy needs the help. i give bernanke the benefit of the doubt on the political motivation, but there's no question that this is a tacit admission that everything they've done for four years hasn't helped, and the economy still stinks. >> i felt a little sorry for him. what he said is no panacea, and it almost seems like he was apologizing and saying, look, i'm cornered. there's nothing else i can do because washington won't do it. >> paul: so we're going to try this. one i've been coloring liz's hair for years. but lately she's been coming in with less gray than usual. what's she up to? [ female announcer ] root touch-up by nice'n easy has the most shade choices, designed to match even salon coloi
aspects of the cleanup. those are the regional water quality control board and the united states environmental protection agency. these agencies review the navy's work plans prior to them conducting the work. they review all the data after the work is done, and verify that it is correct. and they verify that air monitoring and fences and controls are in place when the work is being done. in addition, they also conduct independent scans, which our radiological expert will speak to you about in just a moment. for the past 10 years, amack, environmental and infrastructure has provided independent oversight and review of this navy's cleanup program on behalf of tida. they also have a consultant who works with them, ngts, and they provide independent review and analysis of the navy's radiological cleanup activities for tida. mr. bob burns is here. he's the chief executive officer of ngts and a certified health fizz sift and he has over 20 years of experience in radiological assessment and will give you a preparation on the rairadiological issues at trease island. >> good afternoon. i
are still struggling for equal opportunity in the gay community around the uss. united states. there are significant portions of this country where being gay or lesbian or in any way different prohibits you from participating openly in government and especially in dealing with issues. one of the reasons i'm so proud of the gay community here is the fact that it sets the example for not only san francisco, but for the bay area, california, and i think for the nation as it opens up to gay lesbian bisexual and transgender and queer individuals, that there need to be issues addressed, they need to be open, and most importantly in my mind, the fact that for so many years members of our community were denied the opportunity to meaningfully participate in the process, and yet they had so much to give. and you're seeing that in this argument anauditorium. you have so many applicants, the desire to serve our community, but not just the lgbt community, the entire community. >> chair kim: thank you. >> members of the committee, madam chair, supervisor wiener, my name is miguel gustos, a
to other countries, representing not just san francisco but the united states of america. i wanted to thank sarah confrom the richmond sf blog for alerting us and congratulate chef lalu from assiza if you can. i think people know i was on the school board for eight years when we enacted our arts education plan for the school district. this week is national arts in education week. i know some of my colleagues from jane kim to david campos know this but our education master plan is a model for other school districts around the country. this week there is a number of events, one on wednesday, at the asian art museum is a special gathering called the creative impact public reception and it's free to teachers and parents throughout the san francisco bay area. it's a fair that will highlight 35 of our city's arts organizations that really focus on providing arts in the schools. i also wanted to say that my daughter is really a beneficiary of our arts education master plan in the school district as are many of our kids here on the board of supervisors. but the arts education master plan main goal
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